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Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is an iconic building situated in the historical site of Quebec City. Ever since I visited the capital city of Quebec many years ago, staying at the Frontenac had been on my bucket list. ...
Hainan Airline rolled out some value-added services, “Flying+,” being one of them, allows ticketed passengers to purchase services such as: Air Meals Prepaid Baggage Optimal Seat Selection I had the chance to try out two of the three services on...
Sheraton Toronto Downtown Before starting this post, I would like to clarify one thing; this unpleasant trip may attribute from the busy season during my stay. I had a great stay on this same property last October during the second...
Recently, I had two layovers in Hong Kong and Shenzhen for one night in each city. After comparing using cash and points, I spent my precious Marriott/SPG points at JW Marriott Hong Kong and JW Marriott Bao’an. (45,000 or USD...
In the past few visits to Shenzhen, I always stayed at the Marriott Nanshan, and I think it is probably one of the best Marriott hotels around the world. It is a Category 3 property based on the Marriott Rewards...
To begin, not being pretentious, it has been awhile since I fly economy class in long haul flight. This flight was booked last minute, one of my points/miles friend has recently moved to London from Montreal for his second master...
I have recently purchased a round trip ticket on Hainan Airlines, Beijing to Wuhan, from Qunar.com, one of the major Chinese Online Travel Agency (OTA), has turned my one-night business travel to a terrible experience. ...
Often time, for hotel elite status members, we usually would email or request a suite upgrade at the time of checking. Our fate of upgrading to a better room or a suite depends on the front office staff. A charming...
Trying out the African airlines With my recent trip, I had the chance to fly with a few African airlines, such as, British Airways (Operated by COMAIR), South Africa Airways and Proflight Zambia. I was travelling from Johannesburg to Livingstone...
Recently, I have stayed at two Protea hotels in Zambia, and I would like to contribute a bit as this is a newer brand to Marriott Family, and not many reviews have written. ...